GZIP

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Description:

Type:Lossless compression file format.
URI:
MIME subtype:application/gzip
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Working groups:
Links:www.gzip.org

RFC 1952:

A lossless compressed data format that is compatible with the widely used GZIP utility. The format includes a cyclic redundancy check value for detecting data corruption. The format presently uses the DEFLATE method of compression but can be easily extended to use other compression methods.


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RFCs:

[RFC 1952] GZIP file format specification version 4.3.

[RFC 6713] The 'application/zlib' and 'application/gzip' Media Types.


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